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Smoking leads to early death and disability worldwide

One in four men who smoke cigarettes started in their teens. Worldwide 933 million people are smokers and 80% of these chain-smokers live in low-income and middle-income countries. 366 more words

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Africa-Malaria Vaccine story

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In a story April 24 about tests in Africa for a malaria vaccine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the World Health Organization is hoping to wipe out malaria by 2040. 565 more words


The fight against the spread of cervical cancer is intensifying in Mzansi

More than five thousand new cases of cervical cancer are reported in South Africa each year, half of these end in death.

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